10th May 2017
Buddha Purnima 2017
Buddh Purnima commemorates the birth of Gautam Buddha and is considered to be a national holiday too. The festival is felicitated with great joy in various parts of the world but it has great value importance in Bodh Gaya. People from various corners of the world visit the place during the festival and offer prayers at the Mahabodhi temple. The temple and the surroundings are decorated with colorful things that make it all the more attractive and wonderful. A huge procession is organised by the Govt. and the officials for the tourists. This year the festival will fall on 10th May 2017 and will be celebrated with glee at Bodh Gaya Temple and can be reached by taking a bus/flight/train to Bodh Gaya.